Dr. Sankar Dasmahapatra

Laparoscopic Surgery Specialist in Kolkata, India

DGO, MS, Fellowship in Gynaecological Lap Surgery (Sydney -Australia)
Consultant Gynaecologist & Obstetrician
Infertility Specialist & Lapaoscopic Surgeon

Hysterectomy in Bulky Uterus is it necessary?

by Dr. Sankar Dasmahapatra

Hysterectomy in Bulky Uterus is it necessary?

Do you need a hysterectomy if you have an enlarged uterus?

Most don't require treatment, but some need medication to relieve pain. Birth control pills or an intrauterine device (IUD) containing progesterone may help lessen heavy bleeding. Women with serious symptoms may need a hysterectomy.

What size uterus is needed for hysterectomy?

Common absolute contraindications to VH are: Uterus more than 12 weeks' size or uterine volume more than 250–300 cm3; Restriction of uterine mobility.

What type of hysterectomy is best for enlarged uterus?

Total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH) has been the traditional procedure. It is an invasive procedure that is best suited for women with large fibroids, when the ovaries also need to be removed, or when cancer or pelvic disease is present. The surgeon makes a 5- to 7-inch incision in the lower part of the belly.

What is the side effect of bulky uterus?

In addition to its physical size, an enlarged uterus may cause the following symptoms: Share on Pinterest An enlarged uterus may cause a number of symptoms, such as weakness, cramping, constipation, pain during sex, and menstrual abnormalities.

Is bulky uterus harmful?

Most are not harmful, though sometimes an enlarged uterus can signal a serious illness, like cancer. An enlarged uterus often does not have any symptoms. However, some women experience heavy periods, pelvic pain, pressure in the lower abdomen, and frequent urination.